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Dudley William MASON, GC

The stories of all the recipients have now been told in Marion Hebblethwaite's series One Step Further but she is bringing out an Appendix with new information so please contact her on 01993 880223 or if you are related or can add to what is already published.

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No. & Rank at the Time of Action: 1113869, Captain

Unit/Occupation: Merchant Navy (Master, SS Ohio)

Date and Place of Birth: 7th October 1901, Surbiton, Surrey

Family: Father was a Chauffeur

Early Life: Dudley William Mason Went to school in Long Ditton before going to sea as an Apprentice at 17 in June 1920.

Date and Place of GC Action: At sea en route to Malta

The London Gazette: 8th September 1942 (To be dated 4th September 1942)

Citation: "The KING has been graciously pleased to award the GEORGE CROSS to:-